Former Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly is returning to the organization to appear on the team’s radio shows this season. The team announcement the move on Monday morning. Kuechly will team up with Anish Shroff, Jordan Gross and former Panthers quarterback Jake Delhomme for seven games.
His former quarterback and teammate has high expectations for Kuechly’s performance in the pit: “You just know (Kuechly) is going to be good at it,” Delhomme said. “I can’t wait to be there because he’s so smart.”
Kuechly was drafted by Carolina in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft and was an immediate impact player for the Panthers. During his time in the league, Kuechly won numerous awards, including NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year, 2013 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, and five All-Pro selections from the NFL. first team.
After retiring, he spent one season with the Panthers as a professional scout. Now he’s moving to the broadcast side of the game and is excited about the future: “Seeing the pitch from a different perspective is cool, and it’s fun to see it from this high up, because it has the looks so much slower. When you’re at ground level, everything seems to go so much faster because you don’t have that perspective of being high. The perspective from here is really cool.